Blues Schedule March 4, 2016

This Week’s Blues.

The blues schedule is as up to date as possible, but it’s always a good idea to call the club to confirm, also you might want to check the starting time.

  • Hannon-Hatch VFW: Saturday, Connecticut Blues Society Blues Blizzard; West Hartford.
  • Black-eyed Sally’s: Saturday, New England Blues Guitar Summit; Hartford. (860) 278 7427
  • The Pine Loft Café: Sunday, Connecticut Blues Society Celebrity Jam – featured artist- Paul Gabriel; Berlin.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Jorma Kaukonen; Hartford.
  • Infinity Music Hall: Saturday, Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters; Norfolk.
  • FTC Stage One: Friday, Roomful Of Blues; Fairfield. (203)-319-1404
  • Bill’s Seafood: Saturday, The Shiny Lapel Trio; Westbrook.
  • The Baci Grill: Friday, The Steve Polezonis Trio; Cromwell.
  • Brick House Bar & Grill: Saturday, Comstock Station; Newington.
  • Brass Horse: Sunday, D Smith Blues Band (3 to 7 PM); Barkhamsted.
  • The Stomping Ground: Saturday, Eric Ducoff Band; Putnam. (860) 928-7900
  • The Hideaway: Saturday, Eran Troy Danner, acoustic duo; Ridgefield.
  • Harbour House: Friday, The Shiny Lapel Trio; Mystic.
  • The Mohegan Sun (Wolf Den): Saturday, James Hunter Six; Uncasville. (888) 226-7711
  • Café 9: Sunday, Sarah Borges Band Record Release Matinee w/ Special Guest Eric Ambel; New Haven. (203)-789-8281
  • Donahue’s Beach Bar and Grill: Sunday, The Shiny Lapel Trio; Madison.
  • Mike’s Blue Collar Bar: Saturday, Rubber City Blues; Wallingford.
  • Eagles Club: Saturday, Blues Alley; Wallingford.
  • Anna Liffey’s: Friday, Orb Mellon Trio; New Haven.
  • Basil’s Restaurant & Bar: Friday, The Coffee Grinders; Stafford Springs.
  • Windsor Recovery Club: Saturday, The Coffee Grinders; Windsor.
  • Cafe 1650: Friday, Eran Troy Danner, electric trio; Waterbury.
  • Shamrock Pub: Saturday, Crosseyed Cat; Waterbury.
  • The Acoustic Café: Saturday, Bobby Paltauf Band; Thursday, Hayley Jane and the Primates; Bridgeport. (203)-335-3655
  • 2 Boots: Sunday, The Coffee Grinders; Bridgeport.
  • Oasis Pub: Saturday, Balkun Brothers; New London.
  • Joey C’s Boathouse: Saturday, Otis and the Hurricanes; Stratford.
  • Theodores’: Friday, The Hot & Heavy Band; Saturday, Neal Vitullo; Springfield. (413) 736-6000
  • Narragansett Café: Sunday, Neal and The Vipers with Dave Howard (1 to 4 PM); Jamestown RI.

Weekly Blues Events

  • The Owl Shop:          Kevin St.James (Tuesday)
  • Nightingale’s Acoustic Café:            Dan Steven’s “Pickin’ Parties” (Tuesday)
  • La Boca:                     EasyBaby Blues Party (First Monday)
  • Home:                         Rocky Lawrence (1st & 3rd Sunday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Let’s Dance Wednesdays w/ Superchief Trio
  • Waverley:       Leo Boogie [solo] (Thursdays)
  • La Luna:        Leo Boogie [solo] Friday & Saturday)
  • Vincent’s:       Big Jon Short (Sunday)

Weekly Blues Jams

  • The Hungry Tiger:    Blues Jam w/ Monday, Mark Paradis (Monday)
  • Black Eyed Sally’s:   Community Blues Jam w/ Gene Donaldson (Wednesday)
  • The Hungry Tiger:    Open Mic Blues Jam Hosted by The Hammerdown All-Stars (Thursday)
  • Cypress Grill:            Open Mic/Jam Night w/ The Bus (Wednesday)
  • The Blue Plate Tavern:        Mitch’s Open Jam (Thursday)
  • Stella Blues Jam:       The Cobalt Rhythm Kings ( 1st Wednesday)
  • C J Sparrow Pub & Eatery:                        Ken Safety’s Open Mic Show (Thursday)
  • Café 9:            Sunday, Blues open mic with Off the Trax! (Sunday)
  • Open Space: Open Mic Night (Wednesday)
  • Knickerbocker Café:            Open Mike at the Knick w/ (Thursday)
  • Gibson’s Rodeway Inn:        Blues Jam (Sunday)
  • Preston VFW:           Jam w/Tim Cuff of Special 20 (Sunday)
  • Strange Brew:           Bill’s Garage Jam/ Bill Thibault (Monday)
  • Winchester Café:      Open Jam w/Steve Hatch (Wednesday)
  • Butterballs:    Open Jam w/Steve Hatch (Thursday)
  • Sully’s Pub:                            Pete Scheips Jam (Sunday)
  • Spill the Beans Coffee House           Acoustic Open Mic w/Johnny I (Thursday)
  • Sully’s Pub:                            Pete Scheips & Friends Jam (Tuesday)
  • Infinity Music Hall:   Open Mic w/Andy Attanasio (Wednesday)
  • The Black Duck:       Open Jam Hosted by Wendy May (Thursdays)
  • The Hideaway:          JD Seem’s Swamp Jam (Tuesday)
  • Guilford Country Tavern:   Sandy Connolly’s Open Mic Night last Wednesday of month
  • The Stomping Ground:        Open Mic (Sunday)
  • The Acoustic:             “Stormy Monday Open Blues Jam”
  • Cady’s Tavern:          Rick Harrington Weekly Roadhouse Jam (Sunday, Chepachet RI)
  • Theodores’:    Open Mic w/ Juanita Mic (Thursday, Springfield, MA)
  • Greendale’s Pub:       Tony Soul Hosts Blues Jam Alexandria Bianco (Sunday, Worcester, MA)
  • Greendale’s Pub:       Open mic (Tuesday, Worcester, MA)
  • Greendale’s Pub:       Jim’s Blues Jam (Sunday, Worcester, MA)
  • Park Grill and Spirits:          Two Left Blues Jam (Tuesday, Worcester, MA)
  • Greendale’s Pub:       Wackey Blues Jam (Wednesday, Worcester, MA)
  • Jillian’s:          Open mic (Thursdays, Worcester, MA)
  • Snow’s Restaurant & Bar:   Open mic (Sunday, Worcester, MA)
  • Boundary Brewhouse:          Sunday Blues Jam (Pawtucket, RI)

About bluesbeatnews52

Blues columnist writing a weekly column dedicated to the Blues. The only column of its kind in a commercial (paid subscription) newspaper. Column appears in the Middletown Press, Bristol Press, Torrington Register-Citizen, and the New Britain Herald. Forcella has served on the Board of Directors of the Blues Foundation representing the Journalism constituency. Served on the Board of Directors Connecticut Blues Society as Past President and Past Editor of newsletter. Recipient: Keeping the Blues Alive award in Journalism from the Blues Foundation. Has contributed both writing and photos to nationnal blues publications.

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